Police raid office of lawyer Mehmood Paracha, who is handling cases related to Delhi pogrom

New Delhi: The Delhi Police on Thursday searched the office of advocate Mehmood Pracha, who is handling several cases related to the February 2020 Northeast Delhi violence where at least 53 people died. The raids at Paracha’s office in Delhi’s Nizamuddin East began at around 12.30 pm and continued for more than three hours. According to the Delhi Police, during the course of a bail matter pertaining to an accused of the Northeast Delhi riots, use of a forged notary stamp and creation of allegedly false and manipulated evidence at the…

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Abul Kalam Azad had no Indianness in his heart: Uttar Pradesh minister

Maulana was the most prominent Muslim leader to oppose the creation of Pakistan. BALLIA, UTTAR PRADESH — Uttar Pradesh Minister Anand Swarup Shukla has kicked up a controversy by claiming that the country’s first Education Minister, Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, did not believed in ‘Bharat and Bhartiyata’. “I have no hesitation in saying that in the heart of Abul Kalam Azad, there was no ‘Bharat aur Bhartiyata” (India and Indianness),” the minister said while addressing a function in Ballia. “When Kashmiri Pandits requested Guru Tegh Bahadur to help them from the…

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Give special packages to AMU, preserve its minority status: Muslim leaders to PM Modi

By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi: Jamaat-e-Islami Hind (JIH), one of the largest Muslim socio-religious groups, on Thursday demanded the special packages from the central and state governments for the iconic Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) for its expansion and to scale up its research facilities. Former MP and former AMU Students Union president Mohammad Adeeb also said the university needs a special package as its three outside campuses namely Kishanganj, Khuldabad (Aurangabad) and Malappuram are on the verge of collapse due to financial crunch. Jamaat Chief Husaini wrote a letter…

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Siddique Kappan being tortured in UP jail, says his wife Raihanath Siddique

She added that his 90-years-old mother is also concerned about him and “she is always in tears” By Hasan Akram New Delhi: The Uttar Pradesh Police tortured journalist Sidduque Kappan and compelled him to say that he was sent to Hathras district by CPM MPs, alleged his wife Raihanath Siddique while speaking to Muslim Mirror on phone. They also asked him that how much close he is with Rahul Gandhi and when did he meet Zakir Naik last? Mrs. Siddique cited observation from her conversation with him on phone. She added, “They…

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